Sweet as Raspberry Pi: TERN’s new sensor technology for easier, cheaper ecosystem surveillance

2018-05-04T15:33:08+10:306 April 2017|

Perched 30m above the Daintree Rainforest, Australia’s latest piece of high-tech environmental surveillance kit is keeping watch. 24 hours a day TERN’s new camera, the Sentinal Phenocam, feeds time-lapse images [...]

New APPF website – have your say!

2018-05-04T15:41:50+10:303 April 2017|

When it comes to plant science, we know our stuff, but we want to make sure we are sharing it the best way possible. The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility is [...]

Last chance to secure an internship – apps close tomorrow!

2018-05-04T15:43:45+10:3030 March 2017|

This is your chance to investigate your plant science questions with the support of the highly skilled Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) team and the incredible technology and infrastructure we [...]

Exciting internship opportunity closing soon – apply now!

2017-12-13T13:07:53+10:309 March 2017|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated postgraduate students with a real interest in our research and technology to join our team as interns. Current [...]

2017 Calendar of Global Plant Science Events

2017-12-13T13:41:33+10:303 February 2017|

A Calendar of Global Plant Science Events for 2017 and beyond has now been established on the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility's website. Quickly find out what is happening each month [...]

Major investment in plant root phenotyping to answer key questions

2017-12-13T13:54:50+10:3025 January 2017|

It all starts in the roots Australian agriculture operates in a largely harsh, resource limited (nutrients, water) environment so the role of plant roots is even more vital to crop [...]

Drip-fed success

2017-12-07T12:00:19+10:3021 December 2016|

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) is pleased to announce the new DroughtSpotter precision irrigation platform has been fully tested and commissioned, and is now ready to support your plant [...]

Finding the Link

2018-05-02T16:00:05+10:3021 September 2016|

The International Wheat Yield Partnership aims to make major improvements to wheat yields globally by exploring increases in biomass and photosynthesis.  Two projects underpinning this research are currently underway at ANU [...]

Drought effects on soil bugs

2017-08-07T13:54:46+10:3011 May 2016|

Olivia Cousins is a PhD student jointly supervised by Professor Sacha Mooney at the University of Nottingham and Dr Tim Cavagnaro at the University of Adelaide. As part of her [...]

Spying on trees

2017-08-07T13:54:55+10:3011 May 2016|

Dr Tim Brown from the APPF’s team at the Australian National University is helping researchers from the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) to use surveillance camera networks and drone data [...]